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NFL Capsule: Broncos at Raiders

NFL Capsule: Broncos at Raiders

DENVER (9-3) At OAKLAND (3-9)

Thursday, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Broncos by 10

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Denver 7-5; Oakland 3-9

SERIES RECORD - Raiders lead 60-44-2

AP PRO32 RANKING - Broncos No. 4; Raiders No. 31

LAST MEETING - Broncos beat Raiders 37-6, Sept. 30

LAST WEEK - Broncos beat Buccaneers 31-23; Raiders lost to Browns 20-17

BRONCOS OFFENSE - OVERALL (5), RUSH (22), PASS (7)

BRONCOS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (7), PASS (6)

RAIDERS OFFENSE - OVERALL (13), RUSH (29), PASS (8)

RAIDERS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (28), PASS (25)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Denver won last two meetings after losing previous four. ... Broncos' seven-game winning streak longest in regular season for franchise since 14-gamer in 1997-98 with John Elway at quarterback. Denver's John Fox third coach since merger to take over team with losing record and win divisions first two years. ... Broncos tied Raiders for most AFC West titles since merger with 12. ... Denver outscored opponents by 77 points in fourth quarter. ... Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas tied for NFL lead with17 catches of at least 25 yards. ... Denver LB Von Miller has 15 sacks, two shy of Elvis Dumervil's team record set in 2009. ... Raiders lost five straight for first time since 2007 and have not led at any point in a game since early in third quarter on Nov. 4. ... Oakland allowed 59 plays of at least 20 yards, third worst in NFL. ... Raiders TE Brandon Myers tied franchise record with 14 catches last week and his 69 receptions are most for Raiders TE since Todd Christensen had 95 in 1986. ... Oakland K Sebastian Janikowski kicked 40th FG of at least 50 yards last week, tied for third most all-time. ... Raiders RB Darren McFadden could return from sprained right ankle. McFadden rushed for at least 100 yards in three of past four games vs. Denver.

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Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

Former Maryland DL Mojo Rawley tells Mike Locksley how the Gronkowski brothers got him into WWE

With Wrestlemania 36 underway this weekend, Maryland football coach Mike Locksley sat down on Instagram Live with former Terps defensive lineman and current WWE superstar Mojo Rawley to talk about his new career path. 

Rawley's real name is Dean Muhtadi, and he played for the Terps in for two years as a Division III transfer. He finished third on team in sacks that season and despite going undrafted in 2009, found his way to an NFL camp with the Packers. 

Muhtadi spent 2009 with Green Bay and 2010 with the Cardinals before suffering an injury that landed him on injured reserve. It was then where Muhtadi found a new career path thanks to two of his best friends. 

"Dan Gronkowski and Chris Gronkowski played with me at Maryland, two of my closest friends," Rawley said on "Late Night With Locks". "Their dad was one of our coach's roommates in the WWE, so it seemed like a natural fit. We were watching together, and I kinda made a comment like, 'this would be awesome if I could be one of [the wrestlers]. Mr. Gronk made the call and the rest was history."

Rawley has been a WWE superstar and currently stands as Rob Gronkowski's hype man. The former Patriots tight end is WWE's most recent signee and is Wrestlemania 36's host.

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The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

The Rock's cheat day, what the Watt brothers are up to, Marcus Stroman get his reps in

First up in Saturday's round-up of the best sports moments on the internet, everyone is trying to stick to as normal of a routine as they can while at home. Quarantine wasn’t going to keep Dwayne Johnson aka “The Rock” away from his “cheat day”. Have you ever seen french toast this big in your life? 


Next up, the Watt brothers have been staying in shape working out together and they even have a football field coming soon. Check out JJ Watt painting the lines. He says he has a new respect for groundskeepers now. The stage is set for the Watt brothers!


Finally, no bullpen, no problem! Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman sets up a makeshift bullpen on his boat dock and it even has a mound. Now that is a beautiful place to get your reps in! 

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